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HALL, T.   flourished 1709-1730?


  • The queen's royal cookery: or, expert and ready way for the dressing of all sorts of flesh
  • Subjects: cookery, wine, distillation, royalty,

    • 1. The queen's royal cookery: or, expert and ready way for the dressing of all sorts of flesh . . . also making several sorts of English wines . . . together with several cosmetick or beautifying waters. etc.
      London: printed for C. Bates; and A. Bettesworth   1709
      16 cm.   178 p. frontis  
      GB:   LeU(B)*  
      US:   NYPL  

      --2nd ed. London: printed for C. Bates; and A. Bettesworth, 1713. LBL; LWML; LeU(B): DCLC; KMK
      --3rd ed. London: printed for S. Bates; and A. Bettesworth, 1719. LGL; LeU(B): MH; NPV
      --4th ed. London: printed for S. Bates; and A. Bettesworth, 1729. OBL
      --5th ed. London: printed for A. Bettesworth; and C. Hitch, [c.1730]. LBL: DCLC
      --another ed. London: printed for A. Bettesworth; and C. Hitch, [c.1734]. --: NNNAM
      1. The author described himself as 'Free-Cook of London'.
      2. The LeU(B) copy of the 1st ed. (1709) is wanting its frontispiece, which has a portrait of Queen Anne (marked 'AR') above a kitchen, and below the kitchen a division, with a pastry room on the left and a room for 'chymistry' on the right, in which a woman is distilling.

      Bitting, p. 210; Oxford, pp. 51-2


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